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Sourcing Manager - Marketing, Retail, Print

Company: McKesson Corporation
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Sourcing Manager provides sourcing and category management for all Marketing, Retail & Print spend. McKesson Corporate, as well as the individual business units, develop Marketing strategies that require 3rd party suppliers. This person leads the efforts to find the right supplier. This also flows into marketing print requirements, as well as all other printing needs. Lastly, McKesson manages and partners with hundreds of retail pharmacies that have Indirect Sourcing needs to operate their stores. Responsible for establishing category strategies and leading sourcing events at a regional level or global level when applicable. Category strategies will be implemented in partnership with Sourcing and Contract Specialists. In addition, this person is accountable for partnering closely with business unit and functional leaders to identify opportunities, align on sourcing and category strategies, and deliver tangible results.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the McKesson Marketing Management teams to lead all sourcing related activities, driving significant value for the business
  • Collaborate with Contract and Sourcing Specialists to develop forward looking sourcing strategies in alignment with category strategies working collaboratively to gain insight into the category and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Ability to build relationships, develop internal and external partnerships, and influence change
  • Work with Sourcing Specialist to identify leading practices and market intelligence to be shared with functional business leaders.
  • Drive collaborations between S&P and Business Units
  • Lead sourcing events along with a team that consists of business partners, Category Leads, Sourcing & Contract Specialists; create business case recommendations, and partner with the functional business leaders to make final decisions on suppliers
  • Act as liaison between suppliers and McKesson Business Units. Lead Periodic Business Review and Partner meetings with a focus to drive accountability and improve supplier performance
  • Work cross functionally with global and regional counterparts
  • Provide guidance to Contract and Sourcing Specialists across multiple categories to execute strategic sourcing and support activity
  • Provide monthly forecast of projected savings
  • Negotiate remediations with suppliers, when necessary
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of company operations, policies, and procedures
  • Handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature

Key Relationships

  • Marketing Teams
  • Category Leads and Other Category Managers
  • Suppliers
  • Contract & Sourcing Specialists
  • Business Units Stakeholders and Customers
  • S&P Business Services
  • Outsourced Sourcing Providers, where applicable
  • Shared Services

Minimum Requirements

  • 4 years of corporate business experience
  • 3 years of strategic sourcing and category management expertise
  • 2 years of experience in these categories, particularly sourcing marketing, retail & print services for a large, complex company and developing category strategies for this space

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent reading comprehension and the ability to understand complex contracts
  • Strong written and oral communication experience writing agreements and creating SLA's.
  • Presentation experience to large audiences and executive leaders
  • Developing presentation materials
  • Skilled in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Able to work across cultures effectively, valuing diversity within a virtual team
  • Understanding of Marketing market
  • Project management skills and/or certification


4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to McKessonTalentAcquisition@mckesson.com . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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